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A ghazal poem is a form of poetry consisting of couplets which share a rhyme and a refrain, but there is more to a ghazal. What is ghazal in poetry (complete definition)?

To kindle love latent within
You have no time, time’s not with us, Still, love aught be brought back with us. Let not time rob our love in life, Nor spill the pot of love with us. Forgotten we have naught with time, Nor...Read the rest...
Categories: love,
Form: Ghazal

The wound was there well before
The wound was there O well before, And weapon to wear, well before. News of my death made no diff’rence, All were nigh aware well before. What happened sure was to happen, No use to beware well before. Disease was diagnosed...Read the rest...
Categories: voice, writing,
Form: Ghazal
I tremble before you, my vying emotion I thought I could be loved with complying emotion My mirror used to love my sight there is no more of that undying emotion Neglect tore at me, scattering me into shards This...Read the rest...
Categories: child abuse, hurt, mental
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member BLACK AND WHITE
On-off, the sum of all thought given; a light switch is poor a choice for our soul I'm allowed to answer right or wrong; tell me, then, what gives me power soul? Gardens are planted meant to...Read the rest...
Categories: deep,
Form: Ghazal
Mirror in heart
If there’s in heart a small mirror, What need there’s for a wall mirror? Heart would reveal your veiled intent, Let no dust befall on mirror. One that conceals human conceit, We never can call a mirror. But...Read the rest...
Categories: heart, mirror,
Form: Ghazal

Rhyme as if asks refrain
Where’s right terrain, rain as if asks, Where to go, a train as if asks. Utterly baffled of its task, What if I bless, bane as if asks. What should I do in state of Zen? My mind in...Read the rest...
Categories: pain, rain,
Form: Ghazal
Just like that
Let’s live somewhat light just like that, Light of needless weight just like that. The train when comes to take, let’s go, Board light and alight just like that. If face potholes in life, to leap And go ahead...Read the rest...
Categories: life,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Tonn Chliodhna
Tonn Chliodhna My lover haunts here, he hears me plead with each ninth wave, I break and bleed. I left Tir Tairngine, for Ciabhad’s love, jealous MacLir would intercede That deity in vengeance wrought a spell borne from his lust and...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, mythology, sea,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member In the g'night of space
There's a solar wind that's contained; in the night of space Shadows find nowhere to show; the inner light of space Impossible to touch, it leaves us; without a trace Frozen rings of breathing streams blasting the bright...Read the rest...
Categories: deep, solitude, space,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Traditions, Our Way of Life: Counts
Love contests in quantities, like numbers, game of chance for romance by the numbers, You and you, pick one or two, left first choose, then right follows through ... awake the numbers, if I was you, don't let romance...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, character, future, growing
Form: Ghazal
Spun from the Night
Is this how love’s day spring suddenly becomes night? I’m a helpless victim imprisoned in the night. How many souls have you captured oh, enchantress? Your purple garden blossoms to bring trailing night. An accomplished and long-gone pretty Delilah, The...Read the rest...
Categories: grief, heartbreak, lost love,
Form: Ghazal
In the world of love
In the world of love, where hearts dance free, A ghazal of longing, I shall weave for thee. Like a gentle breeze, love brushes our souls, Transforming us into beings whole, bold and free. In the night's embrace, passion...Read the rest...
Categories: feelings, love, poetry,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Fable of the Night
O, my angel, how smitten are yearnings of lonely night! Will lover’s fantasy enchant, dream of this dreary night? Though alluring is its rhythm, are you aware my sweet love, Forlorn is the song, vying favor of this...Read the rest...
Categories: romantic,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Light
Light 1-29-24 Syllables checked with www.howmanysyllables ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Light Nightfall’s hand laid heavy on fleeing twilight While the darkness, born early, swallowed the light. Driving rain clouded the eyes of pale daylight, Sheer curtains of rain blurred tears in the lamplight. A...Read the rest...
Categories: angel, hope, night, rain,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Unnamed Heart
Written: January 29, 2024 ______________________________________ Your eyes are the blades that slaughter my heart. These ruby lips store words that pierce...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, analogy, appreciation, dream,
Form: Ghazal

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